Rose Law Firm is one of the largest and oldest law firms in Arkansas. With a full-service practice that focuses on complex commercial transactions, business litigation and sophisticated income and estate tax planning, the firm represents clients both regionally and nationally. The firm’s goal is to provide the best legal advice available at a reasonable and fair cost. The firm works to maintain high legal and ethical standards and a tradition of excellence. Each year, firm attorneys, paralegals and staff donate a significant amount of time to public issues, civic leadership, educational groups and others needing assistance.
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September 2018: David Mitchell, Jr., and B.J. Walker of Arkansas member Rose Law Firm have been named to Benchmark Litigation’s 2018 Forty & Under Hot List. Selections are based on the top litigators who have proven themselves at a young age to be among the top in the profession. Benchmark noted that Mr. Mitchell is one of the youngest “hot listers” in the country and highlighted his current work defending a multinational oil and gas company that faces a putative nationwide class action relating to allegedly defective piping systems. Mr. Walker focuses his practice on complex civil litigation, catastrophe management, and advising clients regarding compliance with environmental, health, and safety regulations. He has defended multiple national and state class actions and multi-district litigation matters. Also at Rose Law, Andrew Rittenhouse has recently joined the firm. His commercial litigation experience includes representing public and private companies in breach of contract disputes, non-compete and other employment contract disputes, and business torts. His patent experience includes assisting clients with patent prosecution and representing clients in disputes over patent rights. A graduate of the University of Arkansas Law School, he is also currently a First Lieutenant in the Arkansas Army National Guard’s Judge Advocate General Corps, where he serves as trial counsel for the 87th Troop Command Brigade.
August 2018: Reid Murry has joined Arkansas member Rose Law Firm in its Fayetteville office, where he focuses his practice on intellectual property matters and litigating trademark and copyright cases. Mr. Murry graduated from the University of Arkansas School of Law and has an LL.M. in intellectual property from DePaul University College of Law in Chicago. While at DePaul, he received specialized training in negotiating and licensing intellectual property matters and authored a research paper entitled, “The Future of 3D Printing and Patent Infringement.” He was also presented the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction Excellence for the Future Award in the field of entertainment law.
July 2018: Mark Henry of Arkansas member Rose Law Firm will address the Ag Technology and the Law: Advancing American Agriculture conference August 15th and 16th at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. The conference is cosponsored by the National Agricultural Law Center, the National Association of Attorneys General and Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. Among the topics to be featured on the agenda are gene editing, blockchain, global theft of U.S. technology, and pesticide litigation and regulation. The conference offers twelve hours of continuing legal education credit, including two hours of ethics.
June 2018: Victoria Jones has been elected a member of Arkansas member Rose Law Firm. Ms. Jones, who works in the firm’s Little Rock office, advises clients on labor and employment law, regulatory and administrative law, general civil and commercial litigation, and government relations. A graduate of the University of Arkansas School of Law, she was named an employment and labor Rising Star in 2016 and 2017 by Mid-South Super Lawyers.
May 2018: Heide Harrell has joined Arkansas member Rose Law Firm as director of marketing and business development, overseeing the strategy and implementation of all communications and marketing for the firm, as well as cultivating new business relationships and exploring additional opportunities to serve existing clients. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Harrell spent nearly eight years working for two of the state’s top advertising agencies and an additional five years at the former Delta Trust & Bank. She earned a bachelor’s degree in speech communications at the University of Central Arkansas and a master’s in applied communication studies at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Ms. Harrell is Accredited in Public Relations by the Public Relations Society of America and is past president of the Arkansas chapter of PRSA.
February 2018: Arkansas member Rose Law Firm has elected Robyn Allmendinger as its first female managing member. She succeeds Craig Lair, who has held the position since 2015, and will now be serving as general counsel to one of the firm’s clients. Ms. Allmendinger graduated from the University of Arkansas William H. Bowen School of Law, joining Rose Law Firm immediately thereafter. She is a ranked lawyer in real estate by Chambers USA and is featured in Best Lawyers in America for her work in securities and capital markets.
December 2017: Mark Henry and Adam Hopkins of the Fayetteville law firm Henry Law Firm have joined Arkansas member Rose Law Firm, resulting in the creation of one of the state’s largest legal teams for intellectual property and related litigation, as well as a Rose Law Firm presence in Northwest Arkansas. Mr. Henry is a registered patent attorney and earned an LL.M.in agricultural law at the University of Arkansas School of Law. Mr. Hopkins conducts forensic audits of intellectual property licensees and has litigated dozens of cases under the federal Plant Variety Protection Act. He received his J.D. from the University of Arkansas School of Law.
November 2017: Brian Rosenthal of Arkansas member Rose Law Firm is the new president-elect designee of the Arkansas Bar Association. He will serve a one-year term as president-elect beginning in June 2018 before assuming the office of president at the association’s 2019 annual meeting. Mr. Rosenthal serves as counsel in commercial transactions, refinancings, real estate and environmental matters, and is an American College of Environmental Lawyers fellow. He received his J.D. from the University of Missouri.
September 2017: Three new associates have joined Arkansas member Rose Law Firm. Jack Easterly practices commercial litigation and labor and employment law. He focuses on occupational safety and health compliance. Mr. Easterly graduated from the University of Arkansas Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law. Tori Gordon Jones advises clients on economic development and regulatory issues, with an emphasis on environmental, land use and real estate law. Ms. Jones previously served as associate director in the Office of Land Resources at the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality. She received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. Madison Throneberry concentrates on civil litigation and intellectual property law. She served as a judicial extern for U.S. District Judge Timothy Brooks and was notes and comments editor for the Arkansas Law Review. She is a graduate of the University of Arkansas School of Law.